Covid briefing: What time is Matt Hancock's statement today, December 10?

MATT Hancock will hold a Downing Street press conference today, December 10.

The Health Secretary will update the country on the latest developments about the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.

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What time is the coronavirus press briefing today?

The coronavirus press briefing is at 5pm today.

What is Matt Hancock expected to announce?

Matt Hancock is expected to give an update on the Pfizer vaccine's rollout, which began this week.

He will also update the country on the latest coronavirus cases and deaths.

The press conference comes as GP surgeries are preparing to start booking Covid-19 vaccines, with appointments expected to begin next week.

On December 16 the first review since the new tiers system came into place is also set to take place – meaning Mr Hancock could give an update on that too.

Who is joining him at the press conference?

The Health Secretary will be joined by NHS England’s Professor Stephen Powis.

England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty will also take part in the press conference.

How can I watch the Covid briefing live?

You can watch the briefing live on most TV news channels.

You can also follow our coronavirus live blog for all the latest updates.

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